The latest news from St. Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Sunday 19 August

We look forward to welcoming our friends from St Luke’s Church Norland and St Peter’s Church Sowerby as we come together as one Benefice of churches to celebrate the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our patronal festival, at our 11.30am service this Sunday.  We invite everyone to stay after the service for refreshments as […]

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Sunday 29 July – No Service

On Sunday 29 July the congregations of all three churches within the Ryburn Benefice are joining together to have a Retreat/Away Day at the Westwood Centre, Huddersfield. This is a chance for us all to take a little time out of the busy-ness of modern living, to calm ourselves, stop and take a breath, to […]

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Mothering Sunday 11 March

We will be joining with our friends at St Peter’s Sowerby as we mark Mothering Sunday with a service recognising and giving thanks for our mothers and all those who have a caring, nurturing role in our lives. All are welcome so please come along and stay for refreshments and chat afterwards.

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Sunday 31st December

Please note that there is only one service in the Ryburn Benefice this coming Sunday, 31st December, as we join with our friends at St Luke’s Norland for their regular service at 3.30pm. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Christmas Services

There are a variety of services throughout the Ryburn Benefice this Christmas, and we hope the different times and styles will mean there is something to suit everyone.  Here’s what’s happening at St Mary’s: Sunday 17 December 6.30pm 9 Lessons & Carols Service – a traditional service to mark the 4th Sunday of Advent Sunday […]

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Celebrations

This Sunday we will be joined by our friends from St Luke’s Church Norland and St Mary’s Church Cottonstones at our 10am service, where we will be observing Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday before Advent. We will also be celebrating Revd Jeanette’s 5 year anniversary of being with us and giving thanks for […]

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November Connected magazine

The November issue of Connected magazine is now available free from the back of church.  Please let the editor, Lesley Ennis, have any items for inclusion in the next issue by 15 November. Do feel free to take more than one copy and pass on to neighbours or friends who may like to see what […]

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St Luke’s Day

St Luke’s feast day is celebrated on 18 October, so this coming Sunday we are joining with our friends at St Luke’s church, Norland, at their patronal festival service at 3.30pm.  There will be no service at St Mary’s on that day.

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St Peter’s Day & saying thank you

Sunday 2 July is St Peter’s Day, and all three churches in our Benefice will be joining together at the 10am service at St Peter’s church to celebrate their patronal festival. We will then come together again at 4pm for a Thanksgiving service of song and prayer, as we mark Revd Lesley’s retirement and give thanks for her […]

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